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Bicycle Injury Lawyer

The number of serious and fatal bicycle accidents in Colorado has continued to increase in recent years with the popularity of cycling for recreation and fitness.

While cyclists account for only about one percent of all Colorado traffic collisions, riders are among those most likely to be seriously
injured or killed in a crash.

Statistics continue to show a high concentration of Denver bicycle
accidents occurring in certain neighborhoods, with over half of all bicycle accidents reported in Congress Park, Westwood, Cheesman
Park, Highland, Baker, City Park West, Lincoln Park, Civic Center, North Capitol Hill, Capitol Hill, Union Station, Central Business District and Five Points.

Bicycle Accidents Attorney in Denver

FIEDLER Trial Lawyers provides passionate, principled and proven representation to victims and families looking for an experienced bicycle injury lawyer in Denver or the surrounding areas, including Highlands Ranch, Littleton, Ken Caryl, Columbine, Golden, Lakewood, Broomfield, and Arvada.

Denver Bicycle Injury Lawsuits

Causes of Colorado bicycle accidents are similar to those for motorcycle accidents, as are the resulting risks of serious and fatal injuries, including broken bones and joints, facial injuries, joint injuries, road rash and head injuries.

Top causes of Colorado bicycle accidents:

  • Failure to yield: Drivers who fail to yield to an oncoming rider, either at an intersection or by turning left in front of an oncoming rider, are the leading cause of vehicle-related bicycle accidents in Denver and the surrounding areas.
  • Lane sharing: Crowding a rider by attempting to share a lane or otherwise attempting to pass a rider within a travel lane is a leading cause of serious and fatal collisions.
  • Dooring: Opening a car door into the path of an oncoming rider typically results in serious injuries.
  • Distraction: Drivers who are distracted are always at risk of causing an accident. But bicycle riders are at increasing risk because they are difficult to see.
  • Turning accidents: Trucks, buses or other large vehicles too often fail to watch for riders approaching along curbside, and pinch off a rider’s lane of travel when turning right.

In too many cases, a cyclist is unfairly blamed for causing or contributing to a collision. Many are surprised to learn that insurance companies may not agree with law enforcement’s decision at the scene and will resolve liability independent of law enforcement’s liability determination.

Colorado Bicycle Injury Claims

At FIEDLER Trial Lawyers, our Denver bicycle injury attorneys take a comprehensive approach to representing riders and families. Our approach to building a case for damages after a serious or fatal bicycle accident includes:

  • Thoroughly investigating all of the causes and contributing factors of your bicycle accident.
  • Identifying all liable parties responsible for causing or contributing to accident or injury.
  • Identifying and pursuing claims against all available insurance coverages and at-fault parties.
  • Building a comprehensive claim for economic, non-economic and, where appropriate, punitive damages.
  • Building a case capable of winning in court, which typically forces insurance companies and their attorneys to offer fair and timely settlement of your claim. 

Those involved in a serious or fatal bicycle accident can best protect their rights and financial wellbeing by reaching out to an experienced bicycle injury law firm as soon as possible.

Asked Questions

What to do after a car accident?

If you’ve been injured in an accident, there are several important steps you should take to protect your health and legal rights
  • Dial 911 – Emergency Services. Get checked out by emergency responders, even if you think injuries are minor, you should always get evaluated. If the accident involved a motor vehicle, file a report with the police This documentation could be important later on.
  • Document the Scene: If possible, take photos of the accident scene, your injuries, and any damage to vehicles or property. Collect contact information from witnesses and others involved in the accident READ MORE…

When involved in a personal injury claim, the process can be very intimidating. Many individuals facing this situation are often dealing with life-altering injuries, high medical bills, financial hardships and find themselves feeling very vulnerable.

Hiring a personal injury lawyer can be beneficial in a variety of situations, particularly when you have sustained significant injuries or damages due to someone else’s negligenceREAD MORE…

After being injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be wondering if you actually need to hire a personal injury lawyer. You would want to consult with an attorney, because in most cases, there will be an opposing party in your case that will be working against you. Choosing the right personal injury lawyer for your case is important to ensure you receive the best possible representation and outcome. Hiring a Denver Personal injury lawyer that specializes in that area of law is crucial, to ensure that you are getting proper representation, and your case is in good hands. Having an experienced lawyer like FIEDLER Trial Lawyers is helpful and provides powerful representation.

Here are some tips to help you choose the right lawyer:READ MORE…

The cost of hiring a personal injury lawyer can vary depending on the lawyer and the specifics of your case. However, personal injury lawyers work on a contingency fee basis, which means they only get paid if they win your case. Here’s how the contingency fee structure typically works and other potential costs to consider:

Contingency Fees: Percentage of Recovery: If the lawyer works on a contingency fee basis, they will take a percentage of the settlement or judgment amount you receive if you win your case. This percentage is typically around 33% to 40% but can vary depending on the lawyer and the jurisdiction.

No Win, No Fee: If you do not win your case, the lawyer will not charge you for legal fees. However, there may still be other costs you could be responsible for (discussed below).RAED MORE…

In a personal injury claim, you may be entitled to several types of compensation, also known as damages, to address the losses and injuries you’ve suffered due to someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing. The types of compensation typically fall into three main categories: economic, non-economic, and, in some cases, punitive damages. Here’s an overview of each:

Economic Damages: These damages are intended to compensate you for actual financial losses resulting from the injury:

Medical Expenses: Compensation for past, current, and future medical costs, including hospital bills, surgeries, medications, rehabilitation, and any other necessary medical treatment. READ MORE…

The value of a personal injury case can vary greatly depending on several factors unique to your situation. Since each case is different, there is no standard formula to calculate the exact value. However, here are some key factors that generally affect the worth of a personal injury case:
Severity of Injuries: The more serious and long-lasting your injuries, the higher the potential value of your case. This includes considering whether your injuries result in permanent disability or disfigurement.
Medical Expenses: Your case will take into account all medical expenses you have incurred, as well as future medical costs related to your injury.
Lost Wages and Earning Capacity: The case can include compensation for lost income due to time off work and any future loss of earning capacity if your injuries affect your ability to work.READ MORE…

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10 months ago

This is the representation that you are looking for! Ken Fiedler hits every box; from punctuality to communication to professionalism. I couldn’t be more satisfied to have chosen Ken to solve this unfortunate problem of mine. He will do the same for you!


a year ago

I want to take this opportunity to thank this team for everything they did for my family. James and Ken worked on my case with the dedication and tact that you need the most. They fought for my family like I was part of theirs and made me feel seen and heard. This is the type of law firm you want and…


a year ago

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